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1. South Park (1997– )

TV-MA | 22 min | Animation, Comedy | Active

8.9
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Follows the misadventures of four irreverent grade-schoolers in the quiet, dysfunctional town of South Park, Colorado.

Creators: Trey Parker, Matt Stone | Stars: Trey Parker, Matt Stone, Isaac Hayes, Mona Marshall

2. Full Metal Jacket (1987)

R | 116 min | Drama, War

8.4
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78 Metascore

A pragmatic U.S. Marine observes the dehumanizing effects the U.S.-Vietnam War has on his fellow recruits from their brutal boot camp training to the bloody street fighting in Hue.

Writers: Gustav Hasford, Stanley Kubrick, Michael Herr | Director: Stanley Kubrick | Stars: Matthew Modine, R. Lee Ermey, Vincent D'Onofrio, Adam Baldwin

3. Boogie Nights (1997)

R | 155 min | Drama

7.9
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85 Metascore

The story of a young man's adventures in the Californian pornography industry of the late 1970s and early 1980s.

Writer: Paul Thomas Anderson | Director: Paul Thomas Anderson | Stars: Mark Wahlberg, Julianne Moore, Burt Reynolds, Luis Guzmán

4. August: Osage County (2013)

R | 121 min | Drama

7.3
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58 Metascore

A look at the lives of the strong-willed women of the Weston family, whose paths have diverged until a family crisis brings them back to the Oklahoma house they grew up in, and to the dysfunctional woman who raised them.

Writer: Tracy Letts | Director: John Wells | Stars: Meryl Streep, Dermot Mulroney, Julia Roberts, Juliette Lewis

5. Slumdog Millionaire (2008)

R | 120 min | Drama, Romance

8.0
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86 Metascore

A Mumbai teen who grew up in the slums, becomes a contestant on the Indian version of "Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?" He is arrested under suspicion of cheating, and while being interrogated, events from his life history are shown which explain why he knows the answers.

Writers: Simon Beaufoy, Vikas Swarup | Directors: Danny Boyle, Loveleen Tandan | Stars: Dev Patel, Freida Pinto, Saurabh Shukla, Anil Kapoor

6. Sexy Beast (2000)

R | 89 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

7.3
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79 Metascore

Brutal gangster Don Logan recruits "retired" safecracker Gal for one last job, but it goes badly for both of them.

Writers: Louis Mellis, David Scinto | Director: Jonathan Glazer | Stars: Ray Winstone, Ben Kingsley, Ian McShane, Amanda Redman

7. Hard Candy (2005)

R | 104 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.2
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58 Metascore

A teenage girl raids a man's home, suspecting he is a pedophile, in order to expose him.

Writer: Brian Nelson | Director: David Slade | Stars: Patrick Wilson, Ellen Page, Sandra Oh, Odessa Rae

8. Flowers in the Attic (2014 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 86 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller

6.0
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After the sudden death of their father, four children face cruel treatment from their ruthless grandmother.

Writers: Kayla Alpert, Virginia C. Andrews | Director: Deborah Chow | Stars: Heather Graham, Ellen Burstyn, Kiernan Shipka, Mason Dye

9. 42 (2013)

PG-13 | 128 min | Biography, Drama, Sport

7.6
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62 Metascore

The story of Jackie Robinson from his signing with the Brooklyn Dodgers organization in 1945 to his historic 1947 rookie season when he broke the color barrier in Major League Baseball.

Writer: Brian Helgeland | Director: Brian Helgeland | Stars: Chadwick Boseman, T.R. Knight, Harrison Ford, Nicole Beharie

10. Me, Myself & Irene (2000)

R | 116 min | Comedy

6.5
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49 Metascore

A nice-guy cop with dissociative identity disorder must protect a woman on the run from a corrupt ex-boyfriend and his associates.

Writers: Peter Farrelly, Mike Cerrone, Bobby Farrelly | Directors: Bobby Farrelly, Peter Farrelly | Stars: Jim Carrey, Renée Zellweger, Anthony Anderson, Mongo Brownlee

11. John Q (2002)

PG-13 | 116 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.0
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30 Metascore

A down-on-his luck father, whose insurance won't cover his son's heart transplant, takes the hospital's emergency room hostage until the doctors agree to perform the operation.

Writer: James Kearns | Director: Nick Cassavetes | Stars: Denzel Washington, Robert Duvall, Gabriela Oltean, Kimberly Elise

12. Hamlet (1996)

PG-13 | 242 min | Drama

7.8
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Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, returns home to find his father murdered and his mother remarrying the murderer, his uncle. Meanwhile, war is brewing.

Writers: William Shakespeare, Kenneth Branagh | Director: Kenneth Branagh | Stars: Kenneth Branagh, Julie Christie, Derek Jacobi, Kate Winslet

13. Les Misérables (1998)

PG-13 | 134 min | Crime, Drama, History

7.5
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Jean Valjean, a Frenchman imprisoned for stealing bread, must flee a police officer named Javert. The pursuit consumes both men's lives, and soon Valjean finds himself in the midst of the ... See full summary »

Writers: Victor Hugo, Rafael Yglesias | Director: Bille August | Stars: Liam Neeson, Geoffrey Rush, Uma Thurman, Christopher Adamson

14. The White Ribbon (2009)

R | 144 min | Drama, Mystery

7.8
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82 Metascore

Strange events happen in a small village in the north of Germany during the years just before World War I, which seem to be ritual punishment. The abused and suppressed children of the villagers seem to be at the heart of this mystery.

Writer: Michael Haneke | Director: Michael Haneke | Stars: Christian Friedel, Ernst Jacobi, Leonie Benesch, Ulrich Tukur

15. Why Did I Get Married? (2007)

PG-13 | 113 min | Comedy, Drama

5.4
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54 Metascore

The big screen adaptation of Perry's stage play about the trials of marriage, and what happens to one family when a sexy young temptress arrives on the scene.

Writer: Tyler Perry | Director: Tyler Perry | Stars: Tyler Perry, Janet Jackson, Sharon Leal, Malik Yoba

16. Tigerland (2000)

R | 101 min | Drama, War

7.0
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55 Metascore

A group of recruits go through Advanced Infantry Training at Fort Polk, Louisiana's infamous Tigerland, last stop before Vietnam for tens of thousands of young men in 1971.

Writers: Ross Klavan, Michael McGruther | Director: Joel Schumacher | Stars: Colin Farrell, Matthew Davis, Clifton Collins Jr., Tom Guiry

17. The Messenger (I) (2009)

R | 113 min | Drama, Romance, War

7.2
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77 Metascore

An American soldier struggles with an ethical dilemma when he becomes involved with a widow of a fallen officer.

Writers: Alessandro Camon, Oren Moverman | Director: Oren Moverman | Stars: Ben Foster, Samantha Morton, Woody Harrelson, Jena Malone

18. How to Deal (2003)

PG-13 | 101 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.6
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45 Metascore

A teenager (Moore), disillusioned by too many examples of love gone wrong, refuses to believe that true love exists. Then this new guy (Ford) comes along...

Writers: Sarah Dessen, Neena Beber | Director: Clare Kilner | Stars: Mandy Moore, Trent Ford, Dylan Baker, Allison Janney

19. Intermission (2003)

R | 105 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.9
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64 Metascore

A variety of losers in Dublin have harrowingly farcical intersecting stories of love, greed and violence.

Writer: Mark O'Rowe | Director: John Crowley | Stars: Cillian Murphy, Kelly Macdonald, Colin Farrell, Shirley Henderson

20. Hamlet (2000)

R | 112 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller

6.0
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70 Metascore

Modern-day New York City adaptation of Shakespeare's immortal story about Hamlet's plight to avenge his father's murder.

Writers: William Shakespeare, Michael Almereyda | Director: Michael Almereyda | Stars: Ethan Hawke, Kyle MacLachlan, Diane Venora, Sam Shepard

21. Welcome to the Dollhouse (1995)

R | 88 min | Comedy, Drama

7.5
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83 Metascore

Insightful look at an unattractive 7th grader as she struggles to cope with un-attentive parents, snobbish classmates, a smart older brother, an attractive younger sister, and her own insecurities.

Writer: Todd Solondz | Director: Todd Solondz | Stars: Heather Matarazzo, Christina Brucato, Victoria Davis, Christina Vidal

22. My Little Eye (2002)

R | 95 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

5.7
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Five young people apply to live in an isolated house together for six months whilst their every move is filmed by numerous cameras. Each has their reason for wanting to be there - fame, ... See full summary »

Writers: David Hilton, James Watkins | Director: Marc Evans | Stars: Sean Cw Johnson, Kris Lemche, Stephen O'Reilly, Laura Regan

23. Intersection (1994)

R | 98 min | Drama, Romance

5.1
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Vincent Eastman has to choose between his wife of 16 years, Sally, or his new love, Olivia. Frequent flashbacks explain the background to the marriage and the affair.

Writers: David Rayfiel, Marshall Brickman, Paul Guimard, Jean-Loup Dabadie, Claude Sautet | Director: Mark Rydell | Stars: Richard Gere, Sharon Stone, Lolita Davidovich, Martin Landau

24. Hamlet (1948)

Unrated | 155 min | Drama

7.9
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Prince Hamlet struggles over whether or not he should kill his uncle, whom he suspects has murdered his father, the former king.

Writer: William Shakespeare | Director: Laurence Olivier | Stars: Laurence Olivier, Jean Simmons, John Laurie, Esmond Knight

25. The Mother (2003)

R | 112 min | Drama, Romance

6.9
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72 Metascore

A grandmother has a passionate affair with a man half her age, who is also sleeping with her daughter.

Writer: Hanif Kureishi | Director: Roger Michell | Stars: Daniel Craig, Anna Wilson-Jones, Anne Reid, Peter Vaughan

26. 44 Inch Chest (2009)

R | 95 min | Crime, Drama

5.8
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47 Metascore

A jealous husband and his friends plot the kidnapping of his wife's lover with the intention of restoring his wounded ego.

Writers: Louis Mellis, David Scinto | Director: Malcolm Venville | Stars: Ray Winstone, Ian McShane, John Hurt, Tom Wilkinson

27. The Return (2003)

Unrated | 105 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

8.0
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82 Metascore

In the Russian wilderness, two brothers face a range of new, conflicting emotions when their father - a man they know only through a single photograph - resurfaces.

Writers: Vladimir Moiseenko, Aleksandr Novototskiy-Vlasov | Director: Andrey Zvyagintsev | Stars: Vladimir Garin, Ivan Dobronravov, Konstantin Lavronenko, Nataliya Vdovina

28. Mini's First Time (2006)

R | 91 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

5.9
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45 Metascore

A rebellious girl hooks up with an escort agency where her stepfather is a client.

Writer: Nick Guthe | Director: Nick Guthe | Stars: Alec Baldwin, Nikki Reed, Carrie-Anne Moss, Jeff Goldblum

29. Dangerous Ground (1997)

R | 95 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

4.4
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Vusi Madlazi returns to the South African village he left as a young boy (he was organizing against apartheid, and left in fear of his life) to bury his father. He meets up with his brother... See full summary »

Writers: Greg Latter, Darrell Roodt | Director: Darrell Roodt | Stars: Ice Cube, Elizabeth Hurley, Thokozani Nkosi, Ron Smerczak

30. Stoic (2009)

Not Rated | 91 min | Crime, Drama

4.6
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A heated game of poker causes three men incarcerated for nonviolent offenses to brutalize their cellmate before taking drastic measures in order to cover up their crime.

Writer: Uwe Boll | Director: Uwe Boll | Stars: Edward Furlong, Shaun Sipos, Sam Levinson, Steffen Mennekes

31. Jerry and Tom (1998)

R | 107 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.6
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Tom and Jerry are two hit men, they work by day at a third-rate second-hand car dealership. Tom is a veteran and Jerry is a novice in their business, and their attitude toward their ... See full summary »

Writer: Rick Cleveland | Director: Saul Rubinek | Stars: Joe Mantegna, Sam Rockwell, Maury Chaykin, Ted Danson

32. Chef! (1993–1996)

30 min | Comedy

8.1
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Famous chef Gareth Blackstock struggles with dividing time between wife Janice and the restaurant. It's a good thing he can let off steam with his remarks.

Stars: Lenny Henry, Roger Griffiths, Caroline Lee-Johnson, Claire Skinner

33. The Road to Guantanamo (2006)

R | 95 min | Documentary, Drama, War

7.6
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64 Metascore

Part drama, part documentary, The Road to Guantánamo focuses on the Tipton Three, a trio of British Muslims who were held in Guantanamo Bay for two years until they were released without charge.

Directors: Mat Whitecross, Michael Winterbottom | Stars: Riz Ahmed, Farhad Harun, Waqar Siddiqui, Arfan Usman

34. Secret Smile (2005 TV Movie)

180 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

7.1
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Dog baloney masterminds will blow the dark days to Scunthorpe.

Writers: Kate Brooke, Sean French, Nicci Gerrard | Director: Christopher Menaul | Stars: Kate Ashfield, David Tennant, Claire Goose, Jill Baker

35. Mifune (1999)

R | 98 min | Romance, Comedy, Drama

7.2
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57 Metascore

Kresten has moved from his parents farm on a small Danish island to Copenhagen in order to pursue his working career. When his father dies he has to move back to the farm, where nothing ... See full summary »

Writers: Anders Thomas Jensen, Søren Kragh-Jacobsen | Director: Søren Kragh-Jacobsen | Stars: Iben Hjejle, Anders W. Berthelsen, Jesper Asholt, Emil Tarding

36. The Sisters (2005)

R | 113 min | Drama

6.3
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40 Metascore

Based on Anton Chekov's "The Three Sisters" about siblings living in a college town who struggle with the death of their father and try to reconcile relationships in their own lives.

Writers: Richard Alfieri, Anton Chekhov | Director: Arthur Allan Seidelman | Stars: Elizabeth Banks, Maria Bello, Erika Christensen, Steven Culp

37. Voices (2007)

R | 85 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

5.7
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This creepy, supernatural thriller revolves around the paranoid belief that those dearest to you may want you dead.

Writers: Kyung-ok Kang, Hyo-Chul Lee, Ki-hwan Oh, Lee Shin-ae | Director: Ki-hwan Oh | Stars: Jin-seo Yoon, Gi-woong Park, Ki-woo Lee, Yu-seon Ham

38. Look Back in Anger (1959)

98 min | Drama

7.2
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A disillusioned, angry university graduate comes to terms with his grudge against middle-class life and values.

Writers: Nigel Kneale, John Osborne | Director: Tony Richardson | Stars: Richard Burton, Claire Bloom, Mary Ure, Edith Evans

39. Little Richard (2000 TV Movie)

120 min | Biography, Drama, Music

6.6
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The story of Little Richard Penniman, from his poor Southern upbringing to dealing with the trials and tribulations of being a black singer in the 1950s, to his born-again phase and brief "retirement" from rock and roll.

Writers: Bill Kerby, Daniel Taplitz | Director: Robert Townsend | Stars: Leon, Jenifer Lewis, Carl Lumbly, Tamala Jones

40. Killing Mr. Griffin (1997 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 89 min | Thriller, Drama

5.7
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The high school students didn't mean to kill Mr. Griffin. They wanted to make him suffer. But when their mean English teacher turns up dead, they have to find out who killed them before the... See full summary »

Writers: Lois Duncan, Michael Angeli, Kathleen Rowell | Director: Jack Bender | Stars: Scott Bairstow, Amy Jo Johnson, Mario Lopez, Chris Young

41. Molly (1999)

PG-13 | 102 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.8
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21 Metascore

A bachelor becomes the unwilling guardian of his autistic, retarded sister; then an experimental treatment works a dramatic change in her brain and his attitude.

Writer: Dick Christie | Director: John Duigan | Stars: Elisabeth Shue, Aaron Eckhart, Jill Hennessy, Thomas Jane

42. Expired (2007)

R | 107 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.2
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62 Metascore

A turbulent and intriguing love story between two parking officers in the city of Los Angeles.

Writer: Cecilia Miniucchi | Director: Cecilia Miniucchi | Stars: Samantha Morton, Anthony John Crane, Gina St. John, Ron King

43. Hamlet, Prince of Denmark (1980 TV Movie)

210 min | Drama

7.8
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Hamlet suspects his uncle has murdered his father to claim the throne of Denmark and the hand of Hamlet's mother, but the prince cannot decide whether or not he should take vengeance.

Writer: William Shakespeare | Director: Rodney Bennett | Stars: Derek Jacobi, Claire Bloom, Patrick Stewart, Eric Porter

44. When Strangers Appear (2001)

R | 98 min | Action, Mystery, Thriller

6.5
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A man enters a roadside diner run by a young woman and claims he is being chased by murderers.

Writer: Scott Reynolds | Director: Scott Reynolds | Stars: Radha Mitchell, Josh Lucas, Barry Watson, Kevin Anderson

45. Daughter of the King (2014)

135 min | Crime, Drama

7.8
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Daughter of the King is an independent dramatic film with Christian and moral themes that follows Ashley Miller as she tries to rebuild her life and move beyond the mistakes she has made in... See full summary »

Writer: Matthew Marshall | Director: Matthew Marshall | Stars: Debra Van Gaalen, Tiffany Blom, Florin Marksteiner, Kelsea Meredith

46. Sue (1997)

91 min | Drama

7.3
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An unemployed ex-office worker (Anna Thomson) searching for work floats a fragile line of sanity as she struggles to find friendship and companionship. Her tenuous grasp on reality further ... See full summary »

Writer: Amos Kollek | Director: Amos Kollek | Stars: Anna Levine, Matthew Powers, Tahnee Welch, Tracee Ellis Ross

47. In a Day (2006)

81 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.0
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A young woman spends a curiously unpredictable day with a stranger.

Writer: Evan Richards | Director: Evan Richards | Stars: Lorraine Pilkington, Finlay Robertson, Rose Keegan, Jake Broder

48. Road to Victory (2007)

99 min | Drama, Sport

6.4
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A star athlete on the verge of turning pro must decide which dream to pursue while he battles his own body.

Writer: Mike Reilly | Director: Mike Reilly | Stars: Mike Reilly, Julia Benson, Poppi Reiner, Peter Abrams

49. The D.I. (1957)

106 min | Drama

7.5
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Gunnery Sergeant Jim Moore is one of the toughest Drill Instructors on Parris Island. But he's got a thorn in his side: Pvt. Owens, who always seems to foul up when the pressure's on. ... See full summary »

Writer: James Lee Barrett | Director: Jack Webb | Stars: Jack Webb, Don Dubbins, Jackie Loughery, Lin McCarthy

50. Weakest Link (2001–2003)

60 min | Game-Show

5.5
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In this hybrid of "Inquizition" and "Survivor," contestants test their trivial mettle as a team and against each other. After each round of play, the team votes out the most expendable ... See full summary »

Stars: Anne Robinson, John Cramer, Kira Madallo Sesay, Anthony Anderson